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1. economic and social differences between the north and south.

2. states vs. federal rights

3. fight between slave and non slave proponents.

4. growth of the abolition moment.

5. the election of Abraham Lincoln.

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The Civil War had little to do with anything but slavery. "States rights" meant the right of states to allow slavery.

The southern states wished to have laws that were different from some of those in the north, specifically meaning laws which allowed slavery. When they feared they would no longer be able to have such laws, they seceded from the United States of America to form the Confederate States of America.

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